APS in Arizona Issues RfP for 400 MW of Solar and Wind Energy Resources

The Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) has announced that it has issued two separate RfP for solar and wind energy resources worth a combined 400 MW The Arizona Public Service Co. (APS), the largest and longest-serving electric company in the state has announced that it has issued two separate Request for Proposals (RfP) for solar […]

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APS Teams with First Solar on Plant with Battery Storage

Arizona is considered a big solar state with close to 300 days of sunshine annually. Arizona’s largest electric utility is teaming with one of the leading US-based solar panel makers to develop a solar power field matched with battery storage. Arizona Public Service Co. and Tempe-based First Solar have announced they will build the solar […]

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5500 Schools Use Solar Power in US as Costs Fall

According to a report prepared by the Solar Foundation, Generation 180 and the Solar Energy Industries Association, solar power in K-12 schools has increased by 86 percent in three years. More than 5,500 American schools have incorporated solar technology with a total capacity of 910 megawatts, enough to power 190,000 homes, according to the study. […]

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Sonnen Builts First Sonnen City with sonnenBatterie in United States

Sonnen equips 3000 new homes in the US state of Arizona with a sonnenBatterie, facilitating the house owners to produce, store and network their own electricity. In the US state of Arizona, a new city is being built in which every 3000 homes can produce, store and network their own electricity. According to his own […]

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SunPower dedicates 20-MW solar plant in Arizona

At an event today in Cochise County, Ariz., Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) and SunPower are dedicating a 20-megawatt (AC) solar photovoltaic power plant that is now generating clean, renewable solar power for customers in SSVEC’s service territory. SSVEC will purchase the power generated by the solar plant under a 20-year power purchase agreement […]

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